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Meet Nicola Formichetti's Dogs, Tank & Bambi

By Danica Lo on
(via @tanknbambi)Basically, Mugler Creative Director (and Lady Gaga's image-maker) Nicola Formichetti is ruling Twitter right now. Not only has the internet spawned one of the best fake Nicola Formichetti accounts ever (@furmishetti), but the super-stylist has, in the last 24 hours, launched @tanknbambi, a Twitter account for his two to-die-for cute Pomeranians (uh, Tank and Bambi).Oh, and did we mention that Tank and Bambi already have their own troll account? And we mean troll account in...Read Full Story

The Fake Nicola Formichetti Twitter is Amazing

By Danica Lo on
(via @furmishetti)Here's how you know you've made it in the Internet age—someone makes a fake Twitter account for you... and it's funny and (kind of) flattering, not snarky and mean. Check out @furmishetti, the newest, fakest send-up of Nicola Formichetti, creative director of Mugler and Lady Gaga's image-maker. There are funny "self-portraits" - like this one, captioned: "jus me bein nickloa." Note the "Kawaii" scribble to the right—that means "cute."And even goofy speculations on where Lady...Read Full Story

Guess How Much Money President Obama's Fashion Line Made?

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(Getty Images)We always knew President Barack Obama was a snazzy dresser—but did you know that he the a golden touch when it comes to running a fashion business, as well? Remember way back, during the campaign (seems like ages ago, no?), when, at the urging of Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, Obama's campaign collaborated with dozens of well-known American-based designers to create "Runway to Win"—a capsule collection of pro-Obama garments and accessories designed by the likes of Tory...Read Full Story

Rachel Zoe Styles Karmin for an Exclusive Coach Holiday Collaboration

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(Courtesy Coach) Rachel Zoe and Karmin's Amy HeidemannAs if the holiday season wasn't already full of cheer—here's something to get extra-excited about: celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe, internet sensation Karmin, and Coach have teamed up to create a special-edition exclusive-to-Coach remix of holiday classic jingle "Sleigh Bells."What does this mean? Come Wednesday November 28th, the original song will be available for free download on Coach.com and Coach will be debuting a Rachel Zoe-styled...Read Full Story

Guess How Many Rhinestones are on these Juicy Couture Jeans

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(Courtesy Juicy Couture)The other day, Team StyleBistro popped by the West Village Juicy Couture store on Bleecker Street to check out the brand's sparkliest and most festive holiday offerings. After gobbling some jewel-encrusted cookies (the designs were inspired by the fabulous hardware and rhinestones on Juicy Couture's fall-winter handbags):We ogled the pretty holiday pieces—and drooled over the statement necklaces:And sparkly pendants:One of our very favorites? The adorable animal charms...Read Full Story

Oh Snap! Selena Gomez Steals Endorsement Deal From Ex Justin Bieber

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(Courtesy Adidas) Selena Gomez is the new face of NEOSelena Gomez and Justin Bieber have barely just broken up—or are they back on again, we can't remember?—but the stunning starlet is already swiping endorsement deals from out under the Bieb's feet.One month after Justin Bieber announced a two-year partnership with Adidas' NEO brand, Selena Gomez and Adidas Neo have stolen his thunder by announcing a three-year partnership—effective now through 2015. As they say in showbiz: Whoomp, there it...Read Full Story

The Real, Original Herve Leger Returns to Paris Haute Couture Week

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(Herve Leroux) Pieces from the designer's collection, the man himselfIf you've seen one of his iconic bandage dresses—perhaps on the backs of celebrities such as Victoria Beckham, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, and Christina Aguilera—you're already familiar with his work. But if you think that Herve Leger's bandage dress was the brainchild of the brand's now-proprietor Max Azria, well, think again.Herve Leger was founded in 1985 by the designer who now calls himself Herve L. Leroux—Leroux...Read Full Story

MYSTERIOUS: Christopher Kane Out at Versus

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(ImaxTree) Christopher Kane takes a bow with Donatella Versace at the Versus spring 2013 showWell, here's a Monday morning mystery: despite issuing a denial this weekend that he will not be joining Balenciaga as creative director, it looks like Christopher Kane and Versus—Donatella Versace's secondary line—have parted ways. WWD reports that despite 16.4 percent revenue growth in the past year, the brand is moving towards a seasonless business model with a "strong digital element.""This is a...Read Full Story

Christopher Kane Rep Denies Balenciaga Claim; PPR Declines Comment

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(Getty) Christopher Kane with Alexa Chung at the British Fashion Awards.Despite a flurry of reports in the French media last night that Scottish designer Christopher Kane had been offered and had accepted the creative director position at Balenciaga, WWD reports this morning that Kane's spokesperson has issued a denial."Rumors surrounding Christopher Kane's appointment as creative director of Balenciaga are unfounded," the rep told the trade paper.PPR, Balenciaga's parent company, has not...Read Full Story

French Media Confirms: Christopher Kane to Helm Balenciaga

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(Getty Images) Christopher KaneLate breaking news this Friday: French media is confirming that Christopher Kane will replace Nicolas Ghesquiere as the creative head of Balenciaga. The 30-year-old Scottish designer is slated to start December 1st.Ghesquiere's departure from the fashion house following a 15-year critically-acclaimed tenure as Balenciaga's artistic director left many industry insiders scratching their heads—surprised not only by the seemingly abrupt dissolution of a longstanding...Read Full Story